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Feb 15, 2013 3:00am PST
africa for his performance in this summer's london games where he was the first-ever double amputee to compete. >>> the "usa today," in order to keep up with quotas, more immigrants convicted of only minor crimes were deported from the country last year. the paper says the obama administration has tried to emphasize removing dangerous criminals, not minor offenders. but critics say this policy shows they are now including people with offenses like minor traffic violations to make their numbers. >>> and on the cover of this week's "parade" magazine, the secrets to having a happy family. check that out. >> i like it. >> with us now, the chief white house correspondent for "politico," mike allen with a look at the "playbook." hi, mike. >> and happy friday. >> there it is. happy friday. yesterday at this time we were talking about elizabeth warren keeping a low profile. this morning you go to the other end of the spectrum for freshmen senators looking at ted cruz of texas and how he hit the halls of capitol hill running. >> that's right, willie. and ted cruz of texas has taken the exact op
Feb 1, 2013 3:00am PST
to get danger pay and go into afghanistan and then there's the socially intense jobs in london and paris. and this horse race that's going on right now we're watching. >> i want the latter. >> no doubt. >> it's nicer. >> and i can fly back and forth. fantastic. >> all right. the new february issue of "town & country" as my mother to say with the cover story of the top 50 bachelors is on the newsstands now. thank you. >> thank you. >>> from grabby polar bears to the trip to the dubliner, the month in review straight ahead. >>> and beyonce tries to quiet her critics with an impromptu performance. we'll be right back. >> look at that bear. the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone but her likes 50% more cash, but i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes. cupcakes? yes. do you want an etch-a-sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cash? no. you got talent. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for p
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
london sunday telegraph." >> very nice. in response to all the talk about lance armstrong, mark has written this, in part. "i think we've got it all wrong. athletes and entertainers aren't heroes. they are mere mortals with talent and skbigs. in a hyper-competitive world, they are driven to almost always bend the rules in the pursuit of all that fame brings with it. and then when they achieve fame, they think they are no longer subject to the boundaries that apply to the rest of society. the lesson we should pass along to our children is that the real measure of heroism should be the deeds we do when no one is watching. it's the things we do for others without any expectation of compensation, recognition, or reward. it's the small, quiet footprints we leave behind." it is kind of hard to take in the lance armstrong story. i don't get him. i feel like maybe there's part of him that we've misunderstood, but he does come off as a complete jerk in this whole thing. >> that's part of what i'm writing about. i think the incentive structure for people to achieve in sports or entertainment,
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am EST
ever qualify for the olympics. he ran without legs in the 2012 london games. and now according to the associated press and some other sources has been charged with the murder of his 30-year-old girlfriend. she's a model. she was found shot to death at the south african home of oscar pistorius, the double amputee olympic sprinter who's known as the blade runner. the name of the suspected shooter has not been revealed, but a 26-year-old man, a man the same age as pistorius, has been taken into custody. a court hearing is set for later today. so we're still getting information about what happened. >> yeah. >> some people are suggesting he mistook her for an intruder. others are saying that may just be what he told the police when they walked in and found the scene. you can't overstate how shocking this is. he's not just your average runner. he's an international icon, an inspiration to a lot of people. >> yeah. >> he came out. he had won gold in a lot of paralip pipar paralymp paralympics. he was already a hero for that. then to qualify for the olympics in loss done was historic. he ran
Feb 20, 2013 6:00am EST
those sold here on london's bond streets are a tempting target for thieves. they're small and easy to carrier waugh. in 2009 two men stole diamonds of $65 million worth. >> reporter: in 1978, the legendary heist at jfk airport. made famous in the movie goodfell goodfellas. >> and these are the guys that jimmy putting together for what turned out to be the biggest heist in american history. >> just last year a london mall was hit by thooefz on motorcycles. police in belgium will be looking for them in their security videos. >> that was nbc's keer simns reporting. as you point out, richard, it looks like it was not a random act. >> i think it was ben affleck with his new movie. it wasn't a heist at all. >> that's an incredibly story. one other thing on the topic of movies. espn -- i was at a luncheon yesterday, the people who did thirty for thirty, those great documentary movies now doing nine for nine women's stories, great stories for everyone. my sister worked at espn is working on the project, but i was so taken by some of the films that starts this summer. katarina vitt. >> anna co
Feb 27, 2013 3:00am PST
long time. his name is derek wilkinson, he lived in london. a true limey, a lot of gold chains and cologne and hair, and he could edit under the worst conditions and at the end of the day say to me, hello, darling, are you doing okay. and we lost him overnight. it's one of those people you never see, but was critically important to the success we had in wars and revolutions and the release of mandela. wherever big news was breaking at around the world, i would be comforted by derek and his white slippers coming through the, ready to et did. amazing guy. and he played the horses a lot and he always believed he was going to win the lottery. he won the lottery with his wife, but that came to an end last night, unfortunately. >> oh, tom brokaw, thank you so much. >>> new polling suggests that the republican party is facing an uphill battle with the american public. but the problem, is it the message or the messenger? "morning joe" back in a moment. as your life changes, fidelity is there for your personal economy, helping you readjust along the way, refocus as careers change and kids h
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